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December 29, 2012

Religion in brief | Central City church to ordain local man

JOHNSTOWN — Michael Reynolds will be ordained during the 9 a.m. Sunday worship service at Central City Christian Church, 247 Lambert St.

He is the son of Randy and Irene Reynolds of Central City.

Festivities Monday at St. James church

Worship Arts Ministries will present “First Night” New Year’s Eve celebration, featuring a mass choir, children’s choir, dance, puppet and

Mime Ministries, at 10 p.m. at St. James Missionary Baptist Church, 400 Pine St., Johnstown.

A watch night service will follow.

Chiz Rider in concert at Boswell church

Chiz Rider will present a New Year’s Eve concert at 7 at Christian Community Church of Boswell.

Information: 443-4061.

-- Arbutus Church

The Rev. John Eash, guest minister, will deliver the message during the 9:15 a.m. Sunday service at Arbutus Church of the Brethren, 1201 Erickson Drive, Johnstown.

Jane Wolfhope will serve as worship leader, and Audrey Block and Sharon Eley will be the greeters.

Sunday school will follow at 10:30.

-- Bethel UM

The Rev. Don Poole will speak on “Faith Challenges – Starting Off Right,” with Scripture from Luke 2:21-40, during the 8:30 and 11 a.m. Sunday worship services at Bethel United Methodist Church, 1021 Forest Hills Drive, Salix.

Sunday school will begin at 9:45.

-- Beulah UM

Dave Hurst will deliver the message “What We Believe” during the 10:30 a.m. Sunday worship service at Beulah United Methodist Church, 716 Bedford St., Johnstown.

Contemporary service will begin at 8:30 a.m., followed by Sunday school at 9:25.

Van transportation is available.

-- Community church

The Rev. Charles H. Zimmerman will deliver the message “It’s Inventory Time” during the 10:30 a.m. Sunday worship service at Community Open Door Church, Menoher Boulevard and Luzerne Street, Johnstown.

Marlene Beckwith will deliver the children’s message.

Small group classes are being formed for 2013.

-- Conemaugh church

“God In Us and Through Us,” with Scripture from Luke 2:1-20, will be the sermon during the 10:30 a.m. Sunday worship service at Conemaugh Church of the Brethren, 1256 William Penn Ave., Johnstown.

Sunday school will begin at 9:30.

Nursery and children’s church are available.

Bible study will be held at 7 p.m. Wednesday.

Information: 749-0262.

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